Running IIS application pool as a domain user

12 January, 2010

Running IIS application pool as a domain user

Just finished setting up an IIS application pool to run as a domain user. There’s a number of hurdles you have to jump over before it will work. 

  1. In local policies, set the account to “Act as part of the operating system”. Administrative Tools | Local Security Settings | Local Policies | User Rights Assignments | Act as part of the operating system
  2. In local policies, set the account to log on as a service.
  3. Give the account Modify permissions on the folders asp.net uses to create it’s temporary files.
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